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CNN
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
cain and senator lindsey graham both said today they want to have watergate style hearings on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and said if you nominate susan rice to be secretary of state, they will do everything in their power to block her nomination as senator graham said, he simply doesn't trust ambassador rice after what she said about benghazi. i would like your reaction to that and would those threats deter you from making a nomination like that? >> well, first of all, i'm not going to comment at this point on various nominations i'll put forward to fill out my cabinet for the second term. those are things that are still being discussed. but let me say specifically about susan rice, she has done exemplary work. she has represented the united states and our interests in the united nations with skill and professionalism and toughness and grace. as i said before, she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
for immigration reform appears to be in the work. charles schumer and lindsay graham say their plan includes a tough love path to citizenship. graham and schumer teamed up on immigration back in 2010, and that plan went nowhere. republicans may have fresh motivation after election losses last week. >>> two newly reported deaths in new york have raised the death toll from superstorm sandy to at least 113. nearly two weeks after the storm crashed through the northeast, residents in new york and new jersey are still clearing debris from their homes and battling the cold. communitying to get a little easier for new jersey residents. the p.a.t.h. train system from new jersey to manhattan will resume at 5:00 a.m. more on the power outages across the region in just a few minutes as well. >>> israel fired warning shots into neighboring syria today effectively telling syria keep that civil war inside your own country. an israeli military spokesman says a mortar shell from syria hit an israeli military post. it's the first time israel has fired on syria since 1973. >>> some people in indianapolis are
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
appears to be in the work. charles schumer and lindsey graham says that their path including a tough love to citizenship. they teamed up in 2010, and that plan went nowhere, but the republicans may have fresh motivation after election losses last week. >>> death toll from superstorm sandy has climbed to 113 with two more deaths reported in new york. two weeks after the storm crashed through the northeast, residents in new york and new jersey are clearing debris from their homes and battling the cold. commuting could -- combatting the cold could get easier for new jersey residents as the train will reopen tuesday. >>> and there is new pressure from u.s. and arab nations to meet. they met in qatar and agreed to call the new group the international coalition of the syrian revolution, and it is a vital push to oust the president al assad. >>> today, in syria, rebel groups said to keep that civil war inside of your own country. a spokesman said that a mortar shell hit a military base and is worried about escalation. israel is ready to ramp up its attention to recent rocket attacks from gaza. t
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 1:00am PST
paula broadwell. >>> immigration reform appears to be in the works. charles schumer and lindsey graham say their plan involves a tough love path to citizenship. that plan went nowhere when they teamed up. there may be fresh motivation after election losses. >>> the death toll from sandy climbed to at least 113 with two more deaths reported in new york. two weeks after it crashed through residents in new york and new jersey are still cle clearing debris from their homes. the path rail system into manhattan will resume 5:00 a.m. >>> serious divergent rebel groups are formally united after the pressure from u.s. and arab nations. opposition leaders met in qatar and agreed to call their new group the national collisialiti forces of the syrian revolution. it's considered a final step no order to oust bashar. his group is fighting terrorists bent on destabilizing syria. >>> israel fired warning shots telling syria keep that civil war inside your own country. a spokesman said a shell hit a post today and they are deeply concerned about the potential for he kalejs. >>> israel is ready to ramp
CNN
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> okay. so it took senator john mccain about an hour to make it to the s senate floor to offer a response. >> that statement is really remarkable in that if the president thinks that we are picking on people, he really does not have any idea of how serious this issue is. >> seems like the testosterone-fueled rhetoric over benghazi is sort of getting out of control. former cia operative bob behr joins us this morning. good morning, bob. >> good morning. >> i want to make it clear to our viewers what lawmakers want to figure out. there are three separate hearings about to take place today. this is what they're trying to figure out. one, why didn't the united states increase security in libya? two, did the obama administration try to mislead people as to the nature of the attack? and, three, did the administration deny pleas from our people at the consulate for help? let's start with the first. why didn't -- why didn't -- why wasn't th
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 11:00am PST
the political gaps over immigration. republican senator lindsey graham and democratic senator charles schumer say they plan to restart immigration reform talks in hopes of getting a deal through congress. their plan will focus on forming border security, secure citizenship documents, fairer, legal immigration and a path to citizenship for immigrants already in the united states. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is with us from d.c. jessica, is the obama administration saying anything about the graham and schumer plan as it starts to formulate here? >> hey, ted. they haven't commented on the plan so far this week, but graham and schumer are re-engaging on a proposal that those two senators first outlined in march of 2010, and the white house supported that r proposal then. that proposal has four specific components, not just tightening the bord, but the key component is a biometrics social security card so only those here legally can be hired. that is sort of can considered the key linchpin that could get a lot of republicans on board. also a path to legalization, a process f
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 8:00am PST
because live on the hill, senator mccain along with lindsey graham and kelly ayotte are giving a news conference over benghazi. >> over september 11th, 2012, we will be introducing this afternoon a resolution that would establish such a select committee and we will urge the senate leadership to act on it as soon as possible. while we await the findings and recommend daations of the administration's internal review, it's essential for the congress to conduct its own independent assessment. there is no credibility amongst most of us considering the administration and the numerous controversies and contradictions that have been involved in their handling of this issue. it's essential for the congress to conduct it own independent assessment. several different committees of jurisdiction in both the house and senate are called in briefings, planning hearings and reviews portions of this case. we believe that the complexity and gravity of this matter warrant the establishment of a temporary select committee that can conduct an integrated review of the many national security issues involved
CNN
Nov 13, 2012 8:00am PST
anxious to reach out to hispanics, alina because all of a sudden lindsay graham is teaming up with chuck schumer, the democratic senator from new york for comprehensive immigration reform. all of a sudden that's on the agenda right now. certainly the comments that mitt romney made during his effort to get the republican presidential nomination about self-deportation or for illegal immigrants, that came back to haunt them. they got a lot of problems, a lot of reassessing to do. and what jindal is now saying and others are saying it, it's time to take a better look where the republican party stands. >> yeah, particularly when you look ahead to 2016, never too early to do that, right, wolf? and you look at states like texas, that could be in play, which seemed unbelievable just a couple of years ago. meanwhile, let's talk about the democrats, because as you know, generally there's a little bit of musical chairs that goes on in the cabinet in the second term. and that is the case this time around, widely expected that u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice going to be secretary of state, tha
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am PST
and republican senator lindsey graham are resuming talks, talks that ended two years ago. well, the plan has got four parts here. first, requiring high tech fraud proof social security cards. second, creating a process for admitting temporary workers. also, strengthening border security and, finally, defining a path to citizenship for immigrants already in the country. here's what senator schumer had to say on "meet the press." >> we're talking to our colleagues about this right now. and i think we have a darn good chance using this blueprint to get something done this year. the republican party has learned that being anti-illegal, anti-immigrant doesn't work for them politically and they know it. >> there are an estimated 12 million illegal immigrants here in the united states. "cnn newsroom" continues right now with ted rowlands. >> i'm ted rowlands in for brooke baldwin. less than a week since the election, david petraeus has commandeered the national conversation. official washington is racing today to determine whether the downfall of the nation's top spy is merely a breathtaking sex scanda
CNN
Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST
who were very critical of lindsey graham as well as john mccain saying that there was money that was requested way back when to intensify security at some of the installations and they, some republicans were among those who denied that request and so that republican saying that they need to be looking in the mirror as to what may have gone wrong in benghazi. >> reporter: right. i mean, there's certainly a lot of finger pointing going on here and in some ways, look, for somebody like john mccain, for example, he has bee on a rampe about this from the beginning because it is personal for him. he was a good friend of ambassador chris stevens who were killed but also a lot of i think fair to say political baggage that's left over, particularly between john mccain and the president back -- going back to 2008. >> dana bash, thanks so much on the hill. appreciate it. >>> controversial comments now from mitt romney on why he thinks he lost the election. now other republicans are criticizing romney's claims. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting s
CNN
Nov 15, 2012 9:00am PST
investigate this attack. >> that's right. that is definitely something that john mccain and lindsey graham, and kelly uock, the flee senators that had a press conference that turned intledably tense. the problem is they don't have a lot of support for that. not just from democrats, but just from some of the fellow republicans. listen who what house speaker john boehner said about that throwing cold water on it. >> at this point i think that the standing committees of the house whether they be the oversight committee or the intelligence committee are working diligently on these issues, and at this point i think that's appropriate. >> now, what john mccain and his colleagues are arguing is that there's too much stove piping going on. there are too many committees, and twoul today is a good example. there are hearings going on all over capitol hill and then probably will continue to be. they think it all should be streamlined into one committee, but, suzanne, using the term watergate, using the term coverup, saying what did he know, when did he know it, talking about the president, not exactl
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